164.212 Fuel Cells
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC

Course evaluation


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to summarise basics of electrochemical systems (thermodynamics and kinetics), to categorise systems for electrochemical energy conversion, particularly fuel cells, electrolysis cells and different batteries, to evaluate their properties.

Subject of course

- Introduction into thermodynamics of electrochemical cells

- Fuel cells in the context of other electrochemical energy systems (batteries)

- Introduction into kinetics of fuel cells (polarization, curent-voltage relation)

- Materials in fuel cells and batteries


Teaching methods

Lecture, primarily written onto the blackboard, taught in German

Mode of examination


Additional information



Examination modalities

Written exam (2 hours), dates: typically once per month

Open book exams in TUWEL (only computer required) as long as online exams are mandatory.


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu10:00 - 12:0017.06.2021 Prüfung in TUWELwritten15.04.2021 00:00 - 16.06.2021 00:00TISSBSZ Onlineprüfung 17.6.2021 10.00 Uhr
Thu10:00 - 12:0008.07.2021 Prüfung in TUWELwritten19.05.2021 00:00 - 07.07.2021 00:00TISSBSZ Onlineprüfung 8.7.2021 10.00 Uhr

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
31.01.2021 00:00 26.02.2022 00:00



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